A very nice blog posting by Anatoly Karlin on the facts versus the talking heads (including Obama advisor McFaul) when it comes to interpreting Russian politics and public opinion. The facts don't lie, right? Meanwhile, a film festival in San Francisco in August has a couple of nice documentaries on offer, one on growing up in Russia, another on the amazing cartoonist Boris Yefimov, who lived to be 109 and who was probably first featured in the west in the pages of Russian Life. For more info, visit the festival's website.
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